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1285 DAYS AGO | 11.10.2020

A majority of Wedding Officiants are seeing decreases in their role... is it ...

A nationwide survey found the role of the wedding officiant is changing as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. What does it mean for the future of officiants?

1297 DAYS AGO | 10.29.2020

“I’m so nervous I could puke" - A wedding ceremony mishap and a quick-thinkin...

An officiant’s quick thinking and sense of humor saves the day when a groom’s anxiety makes him vomit during the wedding ceremony!

1306 DAYS AGO | 10.20.2020

Charities We’re Supporting This Month

American Marriage Ministries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We support the arts, music and theater, environmental advocacy, news and education. See w...

1313 DAYS AGO | 10.13.2020

When his church discriminated, this Minister turned to American Marriage Mini...

When mainstream churches discriminated against this LGBTQ minister, he got ordained by American Marriage Ministries so that he could join same-sex couples in...

1320 DAYS AGO | 10.6.2020

Introducing AMM’s Government Registration Guarantee -- Ordination Credentials...

The American Marriage Ministry Government Registration Guarantee ensures that your Ordination Credentials will be recognized and accepted, or we will issue a...

1324 DAYS AGO | 10.2.2020

“I do,” in the Nude: Officiating a Naturist Wedding

What do officiants wear? It depends… Read how one officiant led a naturist wedding in a nudist community, but stayed true to her own personal wedding style.

Asked to Officiate a Wedding?

Follow these simple steps to perform marriage for friends and family.

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1324 DAYS AGO | 10.2.2020

“Having the care of souls” as an online-ordained minister: How wedding offici...

Tennessee lawmakers have incorrectly applied the phrase "having the care of souls" to discriminate against ministers that are ordained online. Learn how onli...

Illustration of a wedding officiant performing a ceremony, with bride and groom holding hands. The background is a stylized teal, with a bright orange sun.

1369 DAYS AGO | 8.18.2020

From Ordinary Officiant to High Priestess

HOW choosing a friend to officiate their wedding gave two essential workers the unconventional Solstice ceremony of their dreams while the city around them s...

1384 DAYS AGO | 8.3.2020

AMM COVID-19 Wedding Officiant Survey Report

AMM surveyed 864 ministers across the country to understand how COVID-19 has affected their ability to officiate and plan wedding ceremonies.

1394 DAYS AGO | 7.24.2020

Time is running out to save the USPS. Help AMM defend this American Instituti...

Small businesses and organizations like AMM rely on the USPS to serve our communities. We must resist the Trump administrations efforts to destroy this service.

1404 DAYS AGO | 7.14.2020

Why being carbon-neutral is still a priority for American Marriage Ministries...

American Marriage Ministries continues its carbon free pledge and partnership with carbonfund.org because climate change remains a critical challenge that we...

A product photo shows the American Marriage Ministries (AMM) ordination certificate and a copy of the AMM Minister Manual

1412 DAYS AGO | 7.6.2020

Does My American Marriage Ministries Ordination Expire?

Ordinations granted by American Marriage Ministries are free, do not expire, and do not require renewal, find out how our ordination is central to our missio...

1422 DAYS AGO | 6.26.2020

AMM Backs #StopHateForProfit Campaign, Will Suspend Facebook Advertising

American Marriage Ministries will back the #StopHateForProfit campaign by boycotting Facebook ads and suspending all advertising campaigns on Facebook and In...

1423 DAYS AGO | 6.25.2020

AMM’s In-person Ordination Tour in Tennessee: A Look Back – and Forward

We reflect on the powerful experience of going to Tennessee one year ago to offer ministers in-person ordination ahead of the state's anti-online ordination ...

1431 DAYS AGO | 6.17.2020

The importance of researching different internet churches for your ordination...

Why it's important to put thought and effort into your online ordination - and why getting ordained with American Marriage Ministries makes all the difference

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